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Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 1 – 3 December

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Discover the best weekend activities in Mauritius from December 1 – 3! From fun Christmas Markets to delectable food festivals, summer concerts, artistic events, there’s something for everyone. This curated guide brings you the best weekend experiences that promise a delightful and engaging time for both the residents and visitors. Explore the diverse range of events happening across the island, making it a weekend to remember.

Get a sneak peek at the best weekend activities and events awaiting you in Mauritius!

Christmas Market Mauritius

Discover the festive spirit in Mauritius with an abundance of Christmas Markets starting from the 1st of December and taking place across the island, including popular locations like Ruisseau Creole, Phoenix Mall, Les Allés, Cascavelle, and many more. Explore a diverse array of gift options, ranging from traditional crafts to sustainable creations, all crafted by local talents. Dive into the holiday cheer and find unique treasures while supporting the vibrant local vendor community. For a comprehensive guide on the Christmas Markets in Mauritius, explore our latest article for an insider’s look at the must-visit spots and the perfect gifts for your loved ones.


Christmas Market in Mauritius 2023

Retreat & EOY

Embark on a transformative journey with “Realm of Guidance – Spiritual Life Coach” by Nandita PN at Zēndo Ebene on 2nd December, from 9 am – 1 pm. This exclusive event, featuring Yoga, Chakra Balancing, Meditation, Team Building Indoor Activities, Surprises, Light Refreshments, and Lunch, promises a holistic experience for spiritual growth. Secure your spot with limited seats available on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, contact +230 55 101 711 via WhatsApp or call for details. Don’t miss this opportunity to nurture your spiritual well-being in a serene and uplifting environment.

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Photo Credit: Realm of Guidance - Spiritual Life Coach by Nandita PN

Culture Fridays- FREE

Join the cultural festivities with What’s Up Moka at the Amphithéâtre de Telfair! Shekina Mootanah, Zoe Rozar, and Sami Lee will electrify your evenings during Culture Fridays in December. The event kicks off with an Open Mic from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, featuring emerging musical talents, followed by an artistic performance from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, every Friday starting from December 1st

Every Friday

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Amphithéâtre de Telfair

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Photo Credit: What's Up Moka

Food Festival-2nd Edition

Exciting news! The Food Festival 2nd Edition at Coeur de Ville Flacq is making a delicious comeback. From Friday, the 1st to Sunday, the 3rd of December, indulge in a culinary adventure like never before. Tag a friend who shares your love for food, and get ready for a weekend filled with good eats and great company!

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Women Entrepreneur Fair

This Friday, celebrate the expertise of women entrepreneurs in Mauritius! The Women Entrepreneurs Fair will be held on Friday, December 1st, at Mokaray, Viva Business Park, Moka, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. Support the local women artisans and discover many unique handmade and eco-friendly products for your Christmas presents.

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Photo Credit: Bazart Mokaray

Grand Concert de Louanges à L’île Maurice

On December 2nd, Zenerasion Gospel presents the Grand Concert of Praises at the J & J Auditorium in Mauritius from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. Featuring performances by Sebastian Demrey, Jimmy Lahaie of the Heritage Group of Canada, Father Laurent Rivet, and others, the concert promises an extraordinary evening of spiritual music and faith celebration. Tickets are Rs 600, and available online via Ticketbox and Otayo. The event offers a diverse lineup, including an Open Mic session, a musical journey with renowned artists, and a closing performance by Zezi United, fostering a spirit of praise and unity.

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Photo Credit: Zenerasion Gospel

Retrospektiv Vaco

On Friday, December 1st, at 9:30 am, the Caudan Arts Centre will host a significant event titled “Vaco, l’éternel” in honor of a lover of Creole culture who passed away in February. The event, open to the public, will showcase paintings, sculptures, and the life of this Mauritian artist.

“Retrospektiv Vaco” is an extensive project that involved months of meetings, research, and documentation. The exhibition will run for ten months, providing a comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s rich journey. Join the Caudan Arts Centre at 9:30 am for an emotionally charged presentation of Vaco’s artistic legacy, offering a glimpse into the cultural and creative contributions of this passionate Mauritian artist.

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Photo Credit: Caudan Arts Centre

The Mystic Garden VIII

Mystik Festivals, in collaboration with Otayo, is set to unleash a spectacular event at the Ruins of Balaclava on Saturday, December 2nd starting from 2 pm – 1 am at Ruins of Balaclava. Headlined by the legendary SHANTI PEOPLE and psytrance queen Uma Shanti, this promises to be an unparalleled journey into the heart of electronic music. Featuring an open-air garden setting, the festival boasts a lineup of over 12 local artists alongside international headliners. Attendees can expect a visual feast with a new stage design, LED screens, and organic decorations. Fireworks, fire breathers, acrobats, and LED dancers will elevate the sensory experience. Get your tickets here. And, if you’re interested in exploring more festivals taking place in the month of December, then, check out our latest Summer festivals guide. Get your tickets on Otayo. 


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Photo Credit: Mystik Festivals

AFROVIBES: A Musical Extravaganza with Dadju & Ayra Starr

Otayo, in collaboration with Mirrors Prod and CINCO, presents an exclusive musical event, “AFROVIBES,” featuring the sensational artists Dadju and Ayra Starr. Taking place at Stade Germain Comarmond, this promises to be a live music experience like no other.

Event Details:

  • Date: December 2, 2023
  • Contact: 466 9999 / 2690111

Get your tickets on Otayo! 

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Photo Credit: Otayo

Drink&Draw- Van Goch

Drink Draw invites art enthusiasts to a delightful and creative experience at Vanilla Village Mauritius. Embrace the magic of Van Gogh’s vibrant worlds in a unique Drink&Draw event that promises not only artistic exploration but also a casual party atmosphere.

Event Details:

  • Date: 3rd December, Sunday 4 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Location: Vanilla Village Mauritius
  • Theme: Van Gogh Edition

Get your tickets here.


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Photo Credit: Drink Draw
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